Department of Psychiatry and Narcology

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    Tvaika iela, 2

    LV-1005 Rīga


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Department of Psychiatry and Narcology is involved in pre and post graduate training in psychiatry of different health care professionals, as well as supervising doctoral students.
Members of the department have participated in numerous research projects, international and local clinical trials, published many referenced articles, presented posters at national and international congresses. 

Main areas of interest and expertise in research:
* Epidemiology, clinical features and risk factors for affective and neurotic disorders in the general population and clinical settings
* Prevalence, risk factors for, clinical features of different types of psychotic disorders
* Suicidal behaviour in the general population and risk factors for suicide attempts/ suicides in clinical settings
* Psychopharmacological treatment of affective and psychotic disorders * Early detection of first episode psychosis and development of early intervention programmes *

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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